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HealthDay News: Cancer
Adcetris Approval Expanded to Include Later-Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma
TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) has been expanded to include adults with untreated stage III or IV classical Hodgkin lymphoma, the agency said Tuesday in a news release.
Task Force Issues Stronger Skin Cancer Prevention Guidelines
TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should start early with skin cancer prevention advice when their patients are light-skinned, suggests new guidelines that bump that starting point back to the age of 6 months.
More U.S. Teens Seeing Ads for E-Cigarettes
THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new report finds the number of American teens who view ads extolling the pleasures of e-cigarettes is on the rise.
FDA Considers Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said it plans to cut the amount of addictive nicotine in the nation's cigarettes.
Study Confirms Lifesaving Value of Colonoscopy
WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A large study has confirmed what many public health experts have long believed: Colonoscopy saves lives.
Genetic Testing Underused in Breast Cancer Patients: Study
TUESDAY, March 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who should have genetic testing don't receive it, a new study finds.
Presidential Panel Says High-Priced Cancer Drugs Harm Patient Care
TUESDAY, March 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- "Financial toxicity" caused by high cancer drug prices is harming people's ability to fight the dreaded disease, a new report from the President's Cancer Panel warns.
Cutting Chemo Heart Risks for Breast Cancer Patients
MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Two classes of blood pressure drugs show promise in preventing heart complications caused by chemotherapy for breast cancer, researchers report.
Odds of Surviving Anal Cancer Colored by Income
MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Poorer Americans with anal cancer -- a highly treatable disease -- are more likely to die than wealthier patients, a new study finds.
Early Colon Cancer Screening Advised for Some
FRIDAY, March 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- From age 50 on, most people are advised to get a colonoscopy every 10 years to screen for colon cancer. But others may need to start screening earlier due to certain risk factors, an expert says.
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